Rudolf Lichtmannegger

Director, Economic Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Rudolf lIchtmAnneggeR is the deputy head of the economic policy department of Austria’s national business organization, where he is responsible for structural as well as innovation policies. Previously, he has been an advocate of eGoverment in Austria and the digital economy, managed a national digital standards organization and since 2003 is part of the management team of the Austrian creative industries association. Additionally, he was the editor of Economic Policy Papers, a member of the Council of the Universities of Applied Science as well as the Public Procurement Control Commission in Austria. Dr. Lichtmannegger is a standing expert of the Council for Economic and Social Issues of the Austrian Social Partners. He was a chairman of the EU Advisory Groups on SMEs in FP7 and is member of the Sherpa Group to the EU High Level Group on Key Enabling Technologies. Dr. Lichtmannegger holds degrees in economics and languages from Innsbruck University.

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